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1

where is transmontano located?

to the east of minho
just above the duriense

2

what is the dop in transmontano?

tras os montes

3

what are the subzones of tras os montes?

chaves
valpacos
planalto mirandes

4

what is the climate of transmontano?

continental
dry, hot and mountainous
wines tend to be ripe and full, but higher elevation helps keep freshness

5

top red grapes in tras os montes

touriga nacional
touriga francesca
tinta roriz
bastardo - trousseau

6

top white grapes in tras os montes

fernao pires
siria
viosinho
gouveio

7

what region was once a part of the transmonto igp?

the wines or porto and duoro before the duriense came about

8

whats the soil in transmontano?

schist and granite

9

min abv for tras os montes?

11% white/rose
11.5 red
10% sparkling
16.5% licoroso

10

tras os montes sparkling wine terms

- reserva 1-2yrs aging
- extra reserva 2-3yrs aging
- grande reserva/reserva velha min 3yrs aging

prior to disgorgement